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Apartments for Rent in Bronx, NY
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Getting around in Bronx, NY

92 /100
Walker's Paradise
94 /100
Rider's Paradise
81 /100
Very Bikeable
Walk Score®: 92, Transit Score®: 94, Bike Score®: 81

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Bronx, NY last updated?

Prices and availability in Bronx, NY were last updated on 8 Jun 2023.

What is the average rent in Bronx, NY?

The average rent in Bronx, NY is $1,761. Start your search for apartments in Bronx, NY now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Bronx, NY?

The price range for a studio apartment in Bronx, NY is between $1,300 and $6,500. View all studio apartments in Bronx, NY.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Bronx, NY?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Bronx, NY is between $1,300 and $2,400. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Bronx, NY now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Bronx, NY?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Bronx, NY is between $1,300 and $6,500. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Bronx, NY.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Bronx, NY?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Bronx, NY is between $1,300 and $6,500. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Bronx, NY.

What type of rental buildings are in Bronx, NY?

In Bronx 80% of the housing is rented out compared to 20% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 40% of Bronx’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 58% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 2% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Bronx, NY?

The age and size of multifamily buildings are among the most visible characteristics of the rental market in a city.  In this case, the apartment buildings in Bronx are about 77 years old, on average. Of these, none have been built since 2000, representing the newer options on the market and typically offering more amenities. Rental buildings in the city have an average height of 14 stories. About none of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 61% are mid-rises, and 39% are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

What apartment floorplans are common in Bronx, NY?

Rental apartments in Bronx come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 0.4% of units for rent, ideal for singles, renters on a budget and people who value central locations more than space. Rentals with 1-bedroom floorplans make up 15% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 10% of all rentals in Bronx. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

Living in Bronx, NY

The Bronx is one of New York City's five boroughs, named for the Bronx River running through it. It’s known for its mix of suburban and urban lifestyle with affordable housing and a diverse community. The area experiences hot and humid summers and snowy winters, with average temperatures varying between 32°F and 77°F year-round. Because of the transitional seasons, there are plenty of green spaces, parks and recreational spots to enjoy indoor and outdoor activities. The Bronx is also the birthplace of rap and hip hop culture and home to the New York Yankee Stadium.

Renting in Bronx, NY

Rental properties in the Bronx are more affordable than other parts of New York City, with a mix of family-style homes and contemporary apartment communities. West Bronx has a mix of low-income areas and affluent neighborhoods. Riverdale and Fordham have quaint streets and family-friendly communities with a blend of historic and newer apartment properties boasting waterfront views and spacious layouts. South Bronx’s neighborhoods have plenty of local gems that nurture the hip-hop culture, as well as parks and convenient transportation options. Here you will find mostly affordable one-bedroom apartments in high-rise buildings. Renter’s insurance that covers property damage, theft and personal liability is mandatory in the Bronx. In addition, renters will pay an application fee and most lease agreements will require a security deposit no higher than one month’s rent. The payment of utilities is agreed between the landlord and the renter.

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Bronx, NY demographics

Bronx, NY has a population of 1,473,274 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 776,935 of Bronx’s residents are women and 696,338 are men. The median age of those who live in Bronx, NY is 34.

Shopping in Bronx, NY

The Bronx has plenty of shopping opportunities. The Bay Plaza is the biggest shopping mall in the Bronx, home to Macy’s, JCPenney, Staples, Old Navy, Apple, Aldo, Swarovski and other brand stores. Other similar shopping malls include Concourse Plaza, Bruckner Plaza, River Plaza, Broadway Plaza, Peartree Square Shopping Plaza, Riverdale Crossing and The Shops at Bruckner. Several smaller malls and local shopping hubs can also be found throughout the borough. For grocery and home goods shopping, renters have access to Target, Aldi, Home Depot, Stop & Shop and Bravo Supermarkets, to name just a few, as well as local grocery chains like Foodtown and ShopRite. Brand and local department stores, small boutiques, arts & crafts stores and fresh markets can also be found within walking distance of most apartment communities in the borough.

Bronx, NY households

  • 336,971 Family
    186,727 Non-family
  • 188,326 Children
    335,371 No Children
  • 523,698Total Number of Households
  • 2.56Average People Per Household
  • $41,388Median Household Income

According to U.S. Census data, there are 523,698 households in Bronx, NY. 336,971 are family households and 186,727 are non-family households. There are 188,326 households with children in Bronx and 335,371 households without children. On average, about 2.56 people live in a household in Bronx, NY.

Transportation in Bronx, NY

The Bronx has a developed transportation network that connects it to other areas through multiple pathways. It’s served by several thoroughfares, including interstates 278, 95, 295 and 87, and the Bronx River Parkway, Henry Hudson Parkway and Hutchinson River Parkway. Thirteen bridges and three tunnels also connect the borough to Manhattan and Queens. Mass transit options include the MTA Regional Bus Operations bus routes, New York City Subway, and Metro-North Railroad commuter rail lines. They have stops in the Bronx that connect its neighborhoods and other boroughs. In addition, ferry transport is provided by Hornblower Cruises. Bike-sharing services like City Bike and the developed cycling infrastructure provide an eco-friendly transportation option for renters and visitors alike. Uber and Lyft are the main ridesharing service providers. La Guardia Airport is located some miles via Interstate 678. Other nearby airports are the John F. Kennedy International Airport, which is a 30-minute drive away, White Plains Airport and Newark Liberty International Airport.

Bronx, NY education statistics

The level of education of the population of Bronx, NY is as follows: 11% have no high school education, 41% completed some high school, 22% partially completed college, 8% have an Associate Degree, 13% have a Bachelor Degree, and 7% have a Graduate Degree.

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